Wolbórz, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland

Wolbórz is a town in central Poland, situated in the Łódź Voivodeship. It is located approximately 25 kilometers southwest of Łódź, at the confluence of the Ner and Grabia rivers. The town has a temperate climate, with warm summers and cold winters. Wolbórz was first mentioned in the 13th century and received town rights in 1415. It was an important center of trade and commerce in the region, and its historic buildings include the 14th-century St. Peter and Paul Church and the 18th-century town hall.

Famous Persons from Wolbórz, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland

  • Waldemar Goszcz - Born on December 14, 1973 - Actor (died: January 24, 2003)
  • Bogusław Owczarek - Born on July 11, 1965 - Horse rider, and Athlete (died: January 24, 2003)
  • Grzegorz Przybył - Born on July 10, 1960 - Actor - Bronze Cross of Merit (died: January 24, 2003)
  • Marek Ojrzanowski - Born on October 11, 1951 - Military officer - Gold Cross of Merit | Silver Cross of Merit | Gold Medal "Armed Forces in the Service of the Homeland" | Silver Medal "Armed Forces in the Service of the Homeland" | Bronze Medal "Armed Forces in the Service of the Homeland" | Gold Medal of Merit for National Defence | Silver Medal of Merit for National Defence | Bronze Medal of Merit for National Defence | Knight of the Order of Polonia Restituta | Pomeranian Griffin - badge of honor (died: January 24, 2003)
  • Iwona Śledzińska-Katarasińska - Born on January 3, 1941 - Journalist, and Politician - Golden Medal for Merit to Culture (died: January 1, 2024)
  • Wacław Latocha - Born on October 25, 1936 - Sport cyclist (died: April 27, 2006)
  • Władysław Ziółek - Born on June 22, 1935 - Catholic bishop, and Catholic priest - Honorary Citizen of the City of Łódź (died: April 27, 2006)
  • Stanisław Jaworski - Born on May 1, 1916 - Military personnel (died: May 10, 1998)
  • Władysław Lisman - Born on July 7, 1909 - Military personnel (died: August 10, 1942)
  • Antoni Dobrowolski - Born on October 8, 1904 - Pedagogue - Silver Cross of Merit | Odznaka tytułu honorowego „Zasłużony Nauczyciel PRL” | Commander of the Order of Polonia Restituta | Knight of the Order of Polonia Restituta | Pomeranian Griffin - badge of honor | Auschwitz Cross (died: October 21, 2012)

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